Happenings on base

Base Info

Happenings on base

by: n/a | .
Stripes Okinawa | .
published: September 17, 2012

Not sure what's going on but want to? Well, scroll down below and take a look at what's happening near you. If you information to share, you can do it right on this website. All you need to do is register on this site to get started.

USO KADENA, 634-3889

CLASSES FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS
The Primary mission of the USO is "uplift the spirits of the troops and their families" and what better way than providing affordable classes for everyone.
Great opportunities for you and your family to learn and grown while you are stationed at Okinawa listed below.

CLASSES FOR CHILDREN
JAPANESE LESSONS: AGES 5 TO 17
JAPANESE LESSONS: AGES 5 TO 17
Group lessons: Ages 2 to 6 (40-50 minutes). $40-$45 per month
Private lessons: (30-40 minutes). $55-$60 per month
Family lessons: (30-40 minutes). $30-$40 per month

JAZZ/CONTEMPORARY FOR TEENS: AGES 13 TO 17
Fri., 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. $40 per month

SEIDOKAN KARATE: AGES 5 TO 17
Monday and Wednesday, 5:05 p.m. to 6:05 p.m. $40 per month
Tuesday and Thursday, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. $40 per month
Tuesday and Thursday, 5:05 p.m. to 6:05 p.m. $40 per month

SHORIN RYU KARATE: AGES 6 TO 17
Tuesday and Thursday, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. $30 per month
Tuesday and Thursday, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. $30 per month

CLASSES FOR ADULTS  
BALLROOM DANCE
Monday, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. $40 per month

BELLY DANCE
Beyond basics: Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $40 per month
Basics: Thursday, 7:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. $40 per month

HIP HOP DANCE
Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $40 per month

IKEBANA
Monday, Thursday or Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. $85 per month

SHORIN RYU KARATE
Tuesday and Thursday, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. $35 per month
Contact to Maria Darling (mdarling@uso.org) or Andrea Holt (aholt@uso.org) for details.

EC KILLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 
Sept. 21, 11:35 a.m. Early dismissal

Kadena 

SHUTTLE SERVICE

4 p.m. to 11 p.m.  Free shuttle will be available throughout the evening from the Kadena Marina, Rocker NCO Club, and the Schilling Community Center parking lots.

Airman & Family Readiness Center 
Tel: 634-3366

NEWCOMER’S ISLAND EXCURSION
Sept. 21 and 28, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Departs from the Schilling Community Center. Open to all ages. Registration required. 

GIVE PARENTS A BREAK
Sept. 22, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Register on Sept. 17 to 19 before noon.

Aquatics
Tel: 634-6425

CLASSES AND PROGRAMS
WATER FIT (FROM SEPT. 3)
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday, 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. 
$3 per class

SPARTAN AQUATICS (FROM SEPT. 3)
Monday and Wednesday, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Monday and Friday, 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Free for active duty. $5 for dependents.

PRIVATE POOL PARTIES
Weekends at Fairchild Pool. Reservations will be accepted through October.

SWIM AND LIFE GUARD LESSONS
PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS
$25 per lesson (25 minute session), Fairchild Pool. Register for swim lessons online at www.kadenaforcesupport.com
Chapel
Tel: 634-4377

LEADERSHIP TRAINING WORKSHOP BY CHAPLAIN SELLERS
Sept. 22, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Chapel 1. Special guest speaker Bishop Carr from Unite International Church. Call for details.

Okuma
Tel: 631-1850

HALLOWEEN VILLAGE
Oct. 27, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Book your stay now.

Teen Center Millennium 
Tel: 634-3866

CASINO NIGHT
Sept. 21, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free for members and nonmembers with Form 88.

OKINAWA SPLAT PAINTING FIELD TRIP
Sept. 27, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Pre-registration required.

MEMBERSHIP NIGHT AND BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
Sept. 28, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Free for members and nonmembers.

Information, Tickets and Travel
Tel: 959-4322

ZAMAMI ISLAND DAY TOUR
Sept. 23, 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Adults $115 / Children (6 to 11) $89 / Kids (3 to 5) $57 / Infants (0 to 2) $10

SHURI CASTLE PARK MOONLIGHT FAIR
Sept. 29, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Adults $19 / Children (6 to 12) $14 / Kids (0 to 5) $5 

SPELUNKING AT OKINAWA WORLD
Sept. 29, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adults $49 / Children (10 to 11) $44

OFF-ISLAND TOURS
Oct. 5 to 8/ Nov. 23 to 25/Dec. 23 to 27:  Tokyo 
Oct. 6 to 10/Nov. 21 to 24: Beijing 
Nov. 19 to 26: Brisbane
Nov. 21 to 25: Kyoto
Nov. 21 to 26/Dec. 23 to 27: Hong Kong
Dec. 21 to 31: Sydney & Brisbane

Rocker NCO Club 
Tel: 959-0740

TUESDAY MORNING FOOTBALL
Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. Reflections Lounge.

$50K BINGO  
Sept. 29. Machine tickets distributed at 9 a.m. Doors open at 10 a.m. Lunch served at 12:30 p.m. Games start at 3 p.m. Open to all ranks and service. $80 for members. $90 for nonmembers.

T-BONES SPECIAL

MONGOLIAN BBQ

Sept. 26, 5 p.m.

CLOSED
Sept. 24. T-Bones and Route 66 will be closed for cleaning. T-Bones will reopen at 4 p.m.

RETIREE CLUB MEMBER APPRECIATION
Sept. 28.Additional $1 discount for breakfast or lunch. You must show retired military ID and an active Enlisted Club Card to receive this discount.

Officers’ Club
Tel: 959-3663

TUESDAY MORNING FOOTBALL
Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. Weekend Lounge and Café Latte.
Sept. 25. Green Bay @ Seattle

OPEN MIC NIGHT
Sept. 29, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Weekender Lounge.

ROBSKI’S ULTIMATE GAME SHOW
Sept. 22, 7 p.m. $15 for advanced purchase. $20 at the door. Tickets on sale at the Officers' Club Customer Service Desk. Featuring ten $1 shopping spree cases.

KIDS' MEMBERSHIP NIGHT
Sept. 26, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. $6.95 for adults. Free for ages 12 and under. Open to Officers' Club members and their immediate family only.

LITTLE BLACK DRESS NIGHT
Sept. 28, 9 p.m. Weekender Lounge. Open to officers and civilian equivalents only.

CLUB MEMBER SOCIAL HOUR
Monday and Tuesday, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday closed

Banyan Tree Club 
Tel: 959-0647/1889

TUESDAY MORNING FOOTBALL
Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. Lounge.

FIESTA FRIDAYS
Sept. 21 and 28, 10 p.m. Plus Salsa Nights in Lounge.

DIAMONDS NIGHT
Sept. 22, 10 p.m. Ballroom.

WILD WILD WEST
Sept. 29, 10 p.m. Lounge.

DINING SPECIALS
NATIONAL CUP OF COFFEE  DAY  

Sept. 29. Receive a free cup of coffee when you purchase a donut.

CLOSED
Sept. 24. Banyan Tree Club will have limited operations due to cleaning. There will be no Patio lunch and Snack Bar will reopen at 4 p.m.

Banyan Tree Golf Course 
Tel: 959-3900

Chibana Golf Course 
Tel: 959-4101

SUMMER HOT DOG SPECIAL  
Enjoy a free hot dog with every regular greens fee purchase. Offer available only for SOFA status personnel.

Arts & Crafts 
Tel: 959-1666

CRAFTS AROUND THE WORLD
Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Four classes, $40 (supplies included). Ages 5 to 9

DOLLS AROUND THE WORLD
Tuesday, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Four classes, $40 (supplies included). Ages 8 to 15

CAKE DECORATING CLASSES
CAKE DECORATING BASICS

Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Sept. 4 start). Ages 16 and up. $30 (supplies not included) for four sessions.

GUM PASTE AND FONDANT
Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Sept. 5 start). Ages 16 and up. $30 (supplies not included) for four sessions.

CREATIVE CLAY SCULPTURE
Sept. 21 and 28, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Ages 10 to 15. $15 (supplies included).

CRAFT THE NIGHT AWAY
Sept. 21, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Ages 12 and up (12 to 15 with adult). Free. Bring your own supplies.

CREATIVE JAPANESE CRAFT: OSHIE
Sept. 22, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Ages 12 to up. $22 (includes $12 kit). 

MEET THE INSTRUCTORS
Sept. 29, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. This is great chance to meet instructors and find out more about the variety of classes we offer. A chance to win one of three $30 certificates to use towards your next classes.

Auto Hobby Center
Tel: 959-1156

SEPTEMBER SPECIAL
20% off the labor cost to repair engine cooling system during the month.

SECOND MOTOR MAYHEM CAR SHOW
Sept. 30, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Chibana Recreation Area. Register now. Open to all. Space is limited.
Rain date: Oct. 7
Car set up: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Vehicle displays: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Awards ceremony: 5 p.m.

ON-BASE JCI CONCIERGE SERVICE
$129 plus additional JCI and repairs fees

Emery Lanes Bowling Center (Kadena Bowling Complex)
Tel: 959-1896

PRO SHOP SALE
10% off all single and double bags during September.

TUNE UP SPECIAL
Get your ball resurfaced and new finger grips installed for only $25.

LUNCHTIME BOWLING SPECIAL
Monday to Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free lunchtime bowling when you purchase any meal. 

LEAGUE SIGN-UPS GOING ON FOR EMERY LANES LEAGUE
Bring a friend and check out our new fall programs.

Kadena Marina
Tel: 959-6344

Outdoor Adventure program
Tel: Kadena Marina 959-6344 & Outdoor Recreation 959-2811   

CAVE EXPLORATION
Sept. 30, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. $45 for ages 8 and up; limited to the first 10 people.

WAKEBOARD & KNEEBOARDING LESSONS (COMING SOON)
$70. Limited to 4 people per hour. Learn how to ride some waves. Advance registration required.

Outdoor Recreation
Tel: 959-2811

CHIBANA FLEA MARKET
Sept. 22 and 23. $15 for vendor table.

PROJECT H.O.P.E.+LIVE GREEN
Sept. 22, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Kadena Marina. Open to everyone.

PAINTBALL: WEEKEND OPEN PLAY
Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Speedball Field (On Adams Avenue next to Overton Pool). Rental equipment available.

WEEKEND OPEN PLAY
Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Speedball Field and The Cage.

NIGHT GAMES
Every 1st weekend of the month, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Cage

NEW ELECTRONIC RENTAL PACKAGE AVAILABLE
Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Speedball Field

SINGLE AIRMEN PROGRAM
NAGANNU ISLAND DAY TRIP

Sept. 29, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. $15 per airman. Limited to the first 20 airmen.

Karing Kennels
Tel: 959-4062

Risner Fitness Center
Tel: 634-5128

LABOR DAY SHUFFLE 5K
Sept. 22, 6:30 a.m. Registration starts at 5:45 a.m. 

REFUEL AND RECHARGE AT THE RISNER JUICE BAR
* Smoothies
* Fresh juices
* Sports drinks and bottled water
* Coffee

Risner Sports Pro Shop
Tel: 959-0675

Aero Club
Tel: 959-5655

PRIVATE PILOT GROUND SCHOOL
Thru Oct. 25. Classes last 8 weeks. Tuesday and Thursday, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. $289 for tuition, $240 for jeppesen training kit, $168 for classroom books

Schilling Community Center 
Tel: 634-1387

DISCOVER OKINAWA PROGRAM
Trips available on a first-come, first-served basis. Trips are limited to one per person each month.

Trips:
Michi's Bento box creations
Izakaya: Japanese casual bar
Leather art class
Horseback riding on the beach
Snorkeling with whale shark
Disaster prevention: Case of Okinawa City
Discover Okinawa tour of the north
Discover Japan Fest (Oct. 6)

MOVIE ON THE USO LAWN
Sept. 21, 7 p.m. Enjoy "How to Train Your Dragon" with free popcorn and punch in the grass area by the USO (before Gate 2).

FAMILY SPACE PAJAMA PARTY
Sept. 28, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

COOK IT UP CONTEST
Sept. 28 (recipe due date). Show off your food artistry in our cooking contest. Submit one recipe (it must include rice) to the Schilling Center and have a chance for your food to be judged at Kitchen Stadium by Iron Chef Morimoto on Nov. 3.

SCHILLING PRESENTS: DISCOVER OKINAWA PROGRAM
Come with us as we discover what Okinawa has to offer and explore the island from the land, sea and sky as free.

Discover trips:
Michi's Bento Box creations
Izakaya: Japanese casual bar
Leather art class
Horseback riding on the beach
Snorkeling with whale sharks
Disaster prevention: case of Okinawa City
Discover Okinawa tour of the north
Discover Japan Fest (Oct. 6)

SCHILLING ON THE GO
Sept. 26. Every child will receive a surprise snack in the grass area next to ODR, Bldg. 614.

GRAND FINALE PARTY
Sept. 26, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

SINGLE AIRMEN EVENTS
NAGANNU ISLAND EXCURSION WITH OUTDOOR RECREATION

Sept. 29, 8 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. $15 per airman. Limited to the first 20 airmen.

Youth Center
TEL: 634-0500

2012 SUMMER CAMPS AND FIELD TRIPS
Go online at www.kadenaforcesupport.com for details

OPEN REC NIGHT
Sept. 21, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Ages 6 to 8. $5.

Youth Sports & Fitness
TEL: 634-1384

BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL REGISTRATION
Oct. 1 to 5. Member registration. $60.
Oct. 8 to 12. Open registration. $70.

Division:
Ages 5 to 6: T-Ball
Ages 7 to 8: Coach Pitch
Ages 9 to 10 and 11 to 13: Baseball
Ages 9 to 11: Girls' Fast Pitch Softball

Register at the Nakayoshi Youth Programs Complex, Bldg. 499, Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Online registration:
Oct. 1 to 5: Members
Oct. 8 to 12: Open

In order to register online, parents must complete a credit card authorization form at the Youth Sports Fitness Office.

A current physical certificate signed by a physician is required for participation in all Youth Sports.

FALL READY, SET, RUN PROGRAM
Oct. 1 to 8 (10-week program), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ages 8 to 13. $20. Register by Sept. 28.